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Linking Laconically is showing a glimpse of promise

A touchdown to Paul Lang on a play-action pass. That play capped of one of the Spartans' most promising drives of the season, only to end up losing the game.

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Touchdown drive a glimpse of Michigan State's potential; why can't Spartans follow that blueprint? |
"Who is this offensive coordinator and what have they done with Dan Roushar?" -Jameson Draper, after MSU had a really nice drive against U of M that ended in a touchdown.

Michigan State not putting 12-10 loss to Michigan on kicker Dan Conroy after another miss |
"Conroy missed from 38 yards out in the second quarter for his sixth miss of the season, but Mark Dantonio said there were many other mistakes that contributed to the loss."

Michigan State punter Mike Sadler knew he was going to run fake punt long before fourth quarter |
"'I knew that call was being considered from the first quarter, so I had a lot of time to think about it,' said the 6-foot, 180-pound Sadler."

Michigan State tight end Paul Lang scores successful comeback from back injury |
Lang pulled in a 2-yard touchdown reception against the Wolverines, just months after participating in only online classes due to herniated discs in his back.

Michigan State's Mark Dantonio tips hat and bids adieu to Michigan's Denard Robinson | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press |
Dantonio shows his respect for Denard Robinson by doing a little tip of his hat to him at the end of the game.

Hey Joe: 10 thoughts from Michigan State's loss to Michigan | Hey Joe blog | Detroit Free Press |
"Welp. Never thought I’d write those four letters together, but everyone’s doing it now so … welp. Let’s get right to the second-guessing, because I’m starting to think some of my Twitter followers are going to toilet paper Dan Roushar’s lawn tonight."

Jenison Field House weekend at Michigan State will have history -- but Magic Johnson might be missing | Michigan State Spartans | Detroit Free Press |
"Athletic director Mark Hollis said Johnson is due overseas for business Dec. 14, the night the Spartans will play an alumni game at Jenison -- where MSU last played in the 1988-89 season."

Former Michigan State star Kalin Lucas playing in Turkey | BallinMichigan
"Lucas started and scored six points and had two rebounds in the team’s first game this season."

Player Rankings: No. 8 Keith Appling " Big Ten Network
Keith Appling checks in on Brent Yarina's player rankings right ahead of fellow Spartan Branden Dawson.

Finally, Michigan Gets Physical - Off Tackle Empire
"For the first time since 2006, the Michigan Wolverines were not physically overmatched by the Spartans of Michigan State."